Sudan in Crisis

Just four years after its dictator was chased from power, the nation of Sudan, the third largest in Africa, is immersed in a new and extremely violent conflict, with hundreds dead and tens of thousands seeking to flee the country.

Streamed live: May 9, 2023 at 12:00 p.m.

In this episode of the Made by McGill alumni webcast, we sit down with the head of McGill’s Africa Studies program and leading Sudanese scholar as we examine the issues behind this sudden eruption of violence and what it might mean for peace and democracy in Africa, the Middle East and beyond.

With: Khalid Mustafa Medani, Associate Professor of Political Science and Islamic Studies; internationally renowned researcher, and author of Black Markets and Militants: Informal Networks in the Middle East and Africa, co-recipient of the Best Book on the Middle East and North Africa awarded by the American Association of Political Science in 2022. 

Moderated by Derek Cassoff, Managing Director, Communications, McGill University Advancement 

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